Library News – Sept 2016
14 September 2016
Readers of the Week – Harrison Wilson (Year K)
Seen in the Library this week
Books of the week:
Tricky Vic: The Impossibly True Story Of The Man Who Sold The Eiffel
By Greg Pizzoli.
Robert Miller aka Count Victor Lustig was a seasoned con artist. His most daring con was to “sell “the Eiffel Tower!
Illuminae: The Illuminae Files_01
By Amie Kaufman And Jay Kristoff
lluminae is set in 2575 and is the story of teenage colonist Kady Grant and her fighter pilot boyfriend who are forced to flee on damaged spaceships after their illegal mining colony on the edge of the universe comes under attack from a corporate rival.
The book's unconventional narrative, told via a hacker group's dossier comprising emails, space ship schematics, instant messages and security reports, has drawn huge praise both in Australia and the US. (Sydney Morning Herald Nov.21 2015).